Vixen Creations Maverick Dildo Review

Though I’d long been after the Vixen Creations Maverick, it came to me in the end by chance. The fab folks at Betty’s Toy Box slipped it into a review parcel as a surprise and it’s one of the best sex toy surprises I’ve ever had. Why? Because it fits my anatomy (and needs) so perfectly it’s almost as if it was made specifically for me.

Scandarella's Vixen Creations Maverick Dildo Review, image showing a tanned, caucasian skin toned silicone dildo on its side, on a cream, gold star scattered background

Vixen Creations is one of the best silicone toy makers out there. They produce some gorgeous dildos, butt stuff, wand attachments, and penis extender sleeves, as well as a relatively new prosthetic for gender expression. Their original formula silicone dildos are good and lovely and firm, but their VixSkin dual density dildos are where it’s at. And that’s what the Maverick is. Dual-density heaven. Continue reading “Vixen Creations Maverick Dildo Review”

JimmyJane Focus Sonic Vibrator Review

Even though I’ve been reviewing sex toys in some capacity or another since 2014, my experience with JimmyJane products remains limited and largely negative. On the face of it, their stuff looks classy, well designed, and well deserving of its high-end status. But when it comes down to it, the power payoff just isn’t worth the financial outlay. For this reason, I’ve actively avoided the entire brand. Then I spotted the JimmyJane Focus Sonic Vibrator – their answer to the Zumio – and decided it was time to give them another chance.

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It wasn’t because I love the near laser accurate stimulation offered by this type of toy because, on the whole, I don’t. I discovered with the Zumio that there is such a thing as too pinpoint when it comes to my clitoris. I chose to check out the JimmyJane Focus because it had something the Zumio didn’t, something I’ve thought the latter might benefit from. Sleeves. Three silicone attachments that slip over the stimulating tip to change the type of stimulation on offer. Continue reading “JimmyJane Focus Sonic Vibrator Review”

Paloqueth Bondage Kit Review

Not too long ago, I reviewed a dildo from a company I hadn’t heard of before they rocked up in my emails. To my surprise, it wasn’t half bad, and that really did put me in high spirits because it wasn’t the only product this company had sent for review. In the box with it was this, the Paloqueth Bondage Set, and given that it’s a ten-piece kit and costs less than $25, I’d confess that I’d set the bar pretty low.

Scandarella's Paloqueth Bondage Set Review, image showing the entire contents of a black leather bondage kit - wrist and ankle cuffs, collar and leash, hogtie, ball gag, blindfold, nipple clamps, flogger, tickler, and rope on a  pale gold background covered with tiny gold foil stars

The first thing I noted after I opened the exceptionally plain, yet strangely classy looking packaging was the smell. Because the Paloqueth product page stated that this is a leather set I expected to be hit with at least a little whiff of well, leather. Did I smile dreamily while filling my lungs with the scent of a future spanking session? Nope, I wrinkled my nose at the scent of mustiness and just knew that I was gonna find white bloom on something somewhere. Continue reading “Paloqueth Bondage Kit Review”

Strange Bedfellas Batou Dildo Review

I love sex toys, folks. I love them like the Fella loves his mobile phone, like my cats love fish, like my mother loves telling me what to do. Playing with them, talking about them, reading about them, writing about them…I love it all. But some sex toys I love more than others, and one of my straight-to-top-ten new faves is the Strange Bedfellas Batou Dildo.

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Run by Meesh and Patrick, a wife and husband team in Texas, Strange Bedfellas is part of a beautifully blooming industry of indie fantasy sex toy makers, and their personal focus is monsters! Glorious silicone creations that come in all shapes and sizes and in some of the most fantastical colour combos I’ve seen to date. Continue reading “Strange Bedfellas Batou Dildo Review”

Chemical [se]X2: Just One More Book Review

In just seven days’ time, a new book will be unleashed upon the world. Chemical [se]X2: Just One More is an anthology of fourteen supersexy short stories written by some of the hottest names in erotica and edited by two of my fave writers; Oleander Plume, creator of the most sexually rampant guitarist in all the known universe, and Mischa Eliot, a woman whose one-handed reads have been known to make me hungry in more ways than one. Continue reading “Chemical [se]X2: Just One More Book Review”

Blush Novelties Real Nude Sumo Dildo Review

Something I will never tire of is the seemingly endless array of dildo-y goodness that’s flooding from Blush Novelties right now. It’s a bold statement to make, but I reckon they have something for almost everyone except folks who opt exclusively for extremely large sizes. Those who like their insertables long, generously thick, and squishy, should check out the Blush Novelties Real Nude Sumo.

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I really do love the Real Nude line a whole hell of a lot. Each piece, from the little Ergo Mini to this, the Sumo – which is the largest offering from this range to date – is made of dual density silicone. The idea of dual density, with its firm but flexible core and super soft exterior, is to provide a closer-to-human experience. It’s intended to emulate the hard shafted, softer headed nature of an erection instead of being a solid hunk of silicone. Continue reading “Blush Novelties Real Nude Sumo Dildo Review”

Divine Interventions Jackhammer Jesus Dildo Review

It’s a good job that I was never gonna get past St Peter at the pearly gates of Heaven, cos if I’d have even half a chance after getting jiggy with this sweet thing last year, well… I’ve quite literally fucked it. Please, don’t pray for me, it was my own doing. I aimed for peak sex toy depravity and I damn well hit it with the Divine Interventions Jackhammer Jesus Dildo. And do you know what? I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it.

Scandarella's Divine Interventions Jackhammer Jesus Dildo Review, image of a blue, semi-realistic silicone dildo in the shape of a crucifix bearing the body of Christ, on a cream background covered in shiny gold stars

When I got my first taste of sex toys back in the late 90s, nearly everything was ‘flesh tone’ and anatomical. If I was shopping back then with my current experience, I would have had to narrow stuff down by size and texture. But today, sex toys have become an art form, so now I shop with my eyes as well as the preferences of my orifices. Continue reading “Divine Interventions Jackhammer Jesus Dildo Review”

Cal Exotics Impulse Intimate E-Stimulator Review

When I saw this Cal Exotics Impulse Intimate E-Stimulator Kegel Exerciser up for review at SheVibe I was super excited, but not because I expected it to wow me. Nope, I’ll hold my hands up and admit that I picked it because I was certain that it would be crappy.

Scandarella's Cal Exotics Impulse Intimate E-Stimulator Review, image showing white packaging with a floral front panel and images of the kegel egg and its remote.

See, I really do love me some e-stim, but when it comes to zapping my vagina it’s like using shock paddles on a lump of wood. I’ve had myself hooked up to proper e-stim units with massive torpedo insertables whose entire surfaces were conductive, and I’ve felt nothing. One e-stim dildo did work for me, but that’s about it I think. So I really didn’t think that this little egg thingy with its two tiny conductive slivers – which has to share power with vibrations – could give me even the slightest of tingles. Continue reading “Cal Exotics Impulse Intimate E-Stimulator Review”

Blush Novelties Ruse Jammy Dildo Review

Every time a new Blush Novelties toy rocks up at Scandarella House I find myself squirming with anticipation. I’m yet to try a silicone toy of theirs that I haven’t loved. Part of me feels weird about that. It wonders if I’m just really fucking easy to please these days. But when I step back and let myself really look at a toy, really get a feel for what it is, I realise that, no. I’m not just a clap-and-she’ll-come kinda gal. Their stuff is really good and this, the Blush Novelties Ruse Jammy, is definitely one for the favourites shelf.

Blush Novelties Ruse Jammy Dildo Review, image showing a large, semi-realistic purple dildo inside of its black packaging, clearly visible through the window on the front.

If you’re into deep-diving dildos that give good girth, then you might wanna check this one out. As sizes go, it’s glorious. Not so big that it makes the eyes water, but big enough to let you know where it’s going and where it’s been once you’re done. Continue reading “Blush Novelties Ruse Jammy Dildo Review”

Uberrime Xenuphora Tentacle Dildo Review

If you’re a lover of Hentai you’re basically spoilt for choice at Uberrime. I mean, most places that make fantasy sex toys have a tentacle somewhere in their catalogue, but Uberrime has a whole family of them. Like em little and chunky? Check out the Tentare for Tango bullet sleeve, which is a perfectly respectable insertable size for those who like it shallow. Prefer them long and slim? Have a look at the Xenusoid. But if you’re after a middling length, beautifully textured piece, then the Uberrime Xenuphora might be the one for you.

Scandarella's Uberrime Xenuphora Tentacle Dildo Review, image of a sparkly white silicone tentacle with blue and orange colour splashes

While the other tentacle toys in this wee line fit very well within Uberrime’s intended sci-fi theme, the Xenuphora has more of an oceanic vibe to it. With its stingray shaped tip and its coral-esque base, it really does sing to me of the sea. Continue reading “Uberrime Xenuphora Tentacle Dildo Review”